Doctors working with you individually to
create the optimum conditions for wellness.
Lorilee Schoenbeck, N.D.
Dr. Lorilee Schoenbeck is a fourth generation physician (although the first naturopathic physician), and has practiced in Vermont for 18 years. A graduate of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, she completed her pre-med at the University of Wisconsin and also holds a bachelor's degree in nutrition from Goddard College. Dr. Schoenbeck is widely regarded as a regional and national expert on women's and adult natural medicine, and is respected by both natural and conventional medicine practitioners with whom she enjoys collaboration. For ten years, she was the first naturopathic physician to practice natural medicine in a Planned Parenthood owned gynecology clinic, and is now excited to be expanding her services in creating her own clinic, Mountain View Natural Medicine. Her aim is to engage her patients in creating optimal health, and creating treatment plans that reflect each person's individuality and goals.
Taking the actual meaning of 'doctor' as 'teacher' literally, Dr. Schoenbeck teaches in Johnson State College's Wellness and Alternative Medicine Program, lectures frequently to medical professionals and the public, and has taught extensively at program centers such as Kripalu Center and Omega Institute. As past president of the Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians, she led the effort to pass legislation which recognizes NDs in Vermont as primary care physicians covered by insurance, and is now involved in health care reform. Her book, Menopause: Bridging the Gap Between Natural and Conventional Medicine is a trusted guide to thousands of women. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and chairs its State and Federal Affairs Committee.
In her free time, Dr. Schoenbeck loves to swing dance, practice yoga and hike in the Green Mountains.
Jessica Stadtmauer, N.D.
Dr. Jessica Stadtmauer received her Bachelors degree from The University of Minnesota- Twin Cities and her doctoral degree from The National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR . During her studies, she was selected as an intern at one of the first integrative medical practices in Portland, Oregon. She is board certified by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE) and is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Doctors (AANP) as well as the Vermont Association of Naturopathic Doctors (VANP).
In her practice, Dr Stadtmauer focuses on women's health and pediatrics. She helps her patients identify the root causes of their health concerns. Using a variety of safe, naturally derived therapies, she works with her patients to restore and maintain their optimal level of health. Some of the therapeutics that Dr. Stadtmauer employs are: dietary and lifestyle counseling, nutritional and herbal supplements, homeopathy, bioidentical hormones, frequency specific microcurrent (FSM) and detoxification therapies.
Dr. Stadtmauer frequently lectures and writes on topics related to naturopathic medicine, women's health and pediatrics. After 8 years of practicing in Charlotte, NC, she recently moved to Vermont, and is thrilled to be here. She lives in Colchester with her husband, Michael, her children, Elliot and Lucy, and her dog, Sophie.
Dana Dabransky, N.D.
Dana Dabransky, ND is a naturopathic family practitioner with a focus on prevention and wellness. Dr. Dabransky earned her degree in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA and completed her residency at The George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine in Washington, DC. Dr. Dabransky treats men, women, children, teens and seniors. In addition to offering primary care preventative services, Dr. Dabransky has specific strengths in working with complaints pertaining to digestive health, joint and immune health, women's and children’s health, mental health, fitness and respiratory health.
Empowerment and patient education are mainstays to her practice of naturopathic medicine. Whole foods nutrition, breathing techniques, resistance training, and yoga are incorporated into to her patient encounters, providing tangible tools for health promotion. As a naturopathic physician, Dr. Dabransky is an expert in the effective use of herbal, nutrient and homeopathic medicines, allowing for less reliance on high-force and high-cost interventions. Having received special training in homeopathy, Dr. Dabransky uses this gentle and effective medicine to support patients’ innate ability to heal.
Born and raised outside of Boston, MA Dr. Dabransky is excited to be offering primary care naturopathic services on the East Coast and working collaboratively with the team of doctors at Mountain View Natural Medicine. In her leisure time Dr. Dabransky enjoys traveling, running, cooking, yoga, horseback riding and spending time with friends, family and animals.
Sara Norris, ND.
Dr. Sara Norris is licensed as a naturopathic physician. She obtained her doctorate from National College of Natural Medicine, and her pre-medical studies from University of Wisconsin. She also has a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from University of Wisconsin, which she received prior to her medical studies.
At MVNM, she enjoys working with patients of all ages, including children and teens. She works in a general family care model providing conventional and natural treatment options to patients. She is well versed in the area of alternative pediatrics, and treats patients with skin conditions, digestive complaints, reproductive health concerns, men's health, and women's health including gynecological and annual exams. Her patients enjoy her compassion, broad knowledge, and the diligence of her care.
The treatment options she uses include western botanical medicine, nutritional counseling, bio-identical hormones, homeopathy, pharmaceuticals, and lifestyle modification. Dr. Norris works with patients to decrease or eliminate their need for pharmaceutical medications and will work independently or with your current medical doctor (MD) to develop a plan that works best for you.
Dr. Norris is deeply committed to activism and social justice, and in 2009 was awarded a grant for her dedication to community outreach within local community clinics. She recently relocated to Burlington to be closer to family, and lives here with her husband and son.
Kelly Wagner, N.D.
Now a post-doctoral training site, Mountain View is pleased to welcome its first resident physician, Dr. Kelly Wagner, who will be with us from October 2015 until October 2016. Trained in primary care, Dr. Wagner earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. She also holds additional training in homeopathy completed through the New England School of Homeopathy. Originally from just outside of NYC,
Dr. Wagner completed her dual undergraduate degree in both nutrition and food sciences and dietetics at the University of Vermont. She loved VT so much that she lived here for 10 additional years until moving to Oregon to complete her medical training. Prior to medical school, Dr. Wagner worked in the mental health arena with adolescents for 7 years at the Northeastern Family Institute of VT (NFI VT). Because of this work, she is extremely passionate about bringing a new wealth of knowledge to this population as a physician.
Dr. Wagner believes strongly in educating and empowering her patients to make positive changes to their health while at the same time holding a compassionate and safe space for meeting someone where they are. She is passionate about fostering the doctor-patient relationship as she believes that helps to lay the foundation for true healing to begin. As a naturopathic physician, she believes in the body's own innate wisdom to heal itself and acts as guide to help people move themselves in the direction of what health means for them. She is a strong believer in using food as medicine to both prevent and treat dis-ease, often in combination with herbal medicine, homeopathy and lifestyle recommendations.
In addition to her strengths in mental health, Dr. Wagner also has strong interests in digestive health, immune system support, gender identity issues and in supporting individuals of the LGBTQI+ population. She treats people of all ages. We are so pleased to have Dr. Wagner on our team for this year.
In her free time she enjoys cooking, doing hot yoga, studying plant energy and medicine, making home remedies, playing outside and spending lots of time with her partner, friends and her goofy dog, Roper.
Abby Wadsworth, MSD, RD.
Abby Wadsworth, MSD, RD completed her nutrition training at the University of Vermont Masters in Dietetics program. She has a deep interest in functional nutrition and is working on advancing her knowledge through continued education in this field. She currently co-owns Whole Health Nutrition, whose approach to nutrition is through the use of whole functional foods to optimize health and recovery. She is working in conjunction with the Naturopathic providers at Mountain View Natural Medicine in a team based approach to care.
Individualized nutrition counseling involves nutrient intake assessment, functional food based recommendations, meal planning, recipe recommendations, and goal setting with ongoing support.
“The food choices we make on a daily basis have a direct effect on our quality of life. My deep-seeded respect and passion for the healing and performance power of our food is coupled with the excitement of its sensory properties.”
Abby is an avid cook, and exercise enthusiast with her newest interest found in road biking. She is often spending her free time with family and friends cooking up a new dish.
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